Court ruling could throw impeachment timeline into disarray

Charles Kupperman. (Photo: Embassy of Poland) WASHINGTON — Even as House Democrats on Thursday ratified an impeachment resolution against President Trump, a federal judge has potentially slowed the brisk pace of the inquiry by declining to rule on whether a key … Read More

Trump ousts National Security Adviser John Bolton, says they ‘disagreed strongly’ on policy

President Trump announced Tuesday that he has fired National Security Adviser John Bolton, saying he “disagreed strongly” with his suggestions on a range of issues. “I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House,” … Read More

Venezuela crisis: President Maduro says he had secret talks with US

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| The Venezuelan leader has confirmed that he is in talks with the Trump administration. -AFP Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolás Maduro said he had been in talks with the Trump administration for months, even as the US ramped up its … Read More

Venezuela says it foiled ‘coup’ plot involving U.S., Colombia and Chile

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Venezuelan Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez speaks during a press conference at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas Wednesday. Venezuela’s socialist government said Wednesday it has derailed an attempted coup, claiming the United States, Colombia and Chile colluded in a plot by … Read More

Trump says Iran Nuclear deal possible as sanctions sting

“I really believe that Iran would like to make a deal, and I think that’s very smart of them, and I think that’s a possibility to happen,” Trump said. Iranians gather at Azadi (freedom) square to mark the 27th anniversary … Read More

Trump Meets Japan’s Emperor Naruhito at Imperial Palace

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Left to right, first lady Melania Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump, Japan’s Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako are seen at the the welcoming ceremony at the Imperial Palace, in Tokyo, Japan, May 27, 2019. TOKYO —  U.S. President Donald Trump … Read More

Pompeo Snubs Germany’s Merkel To Make Surprise Iraq Visit, Cites Iran “Escalation”

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It seems the White House’s “maximum pressure” campaign is now in overdrive following John Bolton’s announced carrier strike group and bomber deployment to the Persian Gulf region based on “troubling and escalatory” threats from Iran. On Tuesday Secretary of State … Read More

Gen. Anthony Tata: Deployment of strike group to Iran is necessary to protect US servicemen and women

The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group’s mission in the Persian Gulf is not only to deter burgeoning Iranian influence in the region but to also act on specific intelligence relating to Iranian plans to attack U.S. personnel and interests in Iraq and Israel. In the last three … Read More

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